A purchase order and your artwork are required to begin the proofing process (see Art Guidelines). Once these are received, we will arrange turn around virtualproofs via e-mail to the provided addresses within 48 hours.
Printer proofs, or pre-production proofs, are available if you find it necessary to see how your art reproduces on seed paper. Printer proofs are untrimmed press sheets that indicate dielines. An additional cost set up-charge will apply.
If you need a mockup of the final piece, complete with actual die-cutting and full assembly, an additional cost set-up charge will apply. If a custom die is required, that must be purchased in advance.
Fully Plantable seed paper promotional products require a minimum order of 1000. Integrated products e.g. bookmark with seed shape or postcard with attached seed shape etc has no minimum quantitiy order, if the seed paper shape is in current stock. If anew die is required, there is a minimum order quantitiy of 2500. We do have over 150 shapes available to choose from but usually have approximately 10-15 common shapes in a variety of colours in stock.
Standard turnaround is 14-21 working days from proof approval to ship date. The delivery date cannot be determined until receipt of your proof approval and deposit. Rush production is available for an additional charge. Remember shipping time can vary from10-15 days. From art work please allow up to 5 weeks (25 working days) This may vary depending on quantities and time of the year.
Expedited shipping and other carriers are available. Please be sure to include your in-hands date and preferred method of shipping on your purchase order so we can help you insure the order arrives on time with the most affordable shipping option. Please allow atleast 10 working days for shipping to New Zealand.
Bloomin typically include several overs at no charge with each order, to account for any nuances in the seed paper. However, we recommend ordering additional quantities on the original order to avoid set-up and shipping charges. Bloomin cantguarantee an exact match for ink or paper colorsdue to the natural variation in their handmade process and printing method.
Pre-Production SamplesPre-production samples are printed on the actual stock and die-cut and assembled for an extra fee $50.
Pre-Production Proofs Pre-production proofs are printed on the actual stock and are available for an extra fee of $110.00
Set-Up Standard is $45 per printed side.
Second-Side Printing Printed seeded paper add 30%; printed cardstock add 20% . With larger quantities, please call for a quote as printing costs depend on art.
Letterpress Printing Letterpress printing requires a custom plate per color, per side and is the only printing option available for our colored seed paper. Additional charges apply for each custom plate.
Custom Options Get creative! Seed paper is the perfect canvas for your custom project. Make your own custom shape, seed mix, size, or color. These can be quoted individually by contactingus at firstname.lastname@example.org